Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
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    ‘Excited to have it be over,’ – Students Back in Scranton Classrooms

    SCRANTON — Students in the Scranton School District returned to their classrooms Wednesday following a two-week teachers strike. The teachers and the district agreed on a contract earlier this week. The organized chaos that is the morning student drop-off at Isaac Tripp Elementary in Scranton’s west side was surprisingly calm for what felt like a second first day of school. “Very smooth, usually the parking lot is like, collapsed, but I guess all the parents were ready to be here […]

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    Scranton Teachers Vote to Accept Contract

    SCRANTON — It looks as though students in the Scranton School District are headed back to class Wednesday. Teachers voted to support the contract agreement that was reached Monday night. School’s sports teams were out practicing Tuesday afternoon for the first time in more than two weeks. At the same time, the district’s teachers were inside voting on the contract proposal that negotiators came up with Monday night. They approved it, which means classes will resume on Wednesday. Members of […]

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    Sr. Adrian Barrett, Champion of the Poor, Dies at 86

    SCRANTON — A nun known for her tireless efforts when it came to helping the poor and less fortunate has died. Sister Adrian Barrett died Monday morning in Scranton. She was 86. People who were close with Sr. Adrian Barrett described her as an icon and a legend in the city of Scranton. Sister Adrian, as she was casually called, impacted the lives of countless people during the almost 30 years she ran Friends of the Poor in Scranton. People […]

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    A Silent Bell Night in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A high school football game with a rich tradition was scrapped in Scranton because of the teachers strike. The game is called “The Battle of the Bell” where Scranton plays West Scranton. The annual game should have been played Friday, but will not be held because of the Scranton School District teachers strike. It’s likely the game will be rescheduled, but the players, the cheerleaders, and the fans are upset over the interruption in their decades-long tradition. “This […]

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    Police Department Memorial Getting Spruced Up

    SCRANTON — It’s been a difficult year for members of the Scranton Police Department after losing an officer in the line of duty this summer, so a landscaping company decided to give the department a pick-me-up by sprucing up its police officers memorial. The work going on outside Scranton Police Headquarters completes a vision its officers have long had, but the chief admits, is not in the city’s police budget. “It was kind of a wish list, but now it’s […]

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    Police Investigating Drive-By Shooting in Scranton

    On the scene of a reported drive-by shooting on N Main Ave in #Scranton @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) October 8, 2015 SCRANTON — Police responded Thursday morning for reports of a drive-by shooting in Scranton. It happened around 10:45 a.m. near the 2000 block of North Main Avenue, about two blocks away from Providence Square in north Scranton. Officers have been searching the street and putting out evidence markers. Police haven’t made an official statement but we spoke […]

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    Utility Pole Fire Knocks Out Power in Olyphant

    OLYPHANT — A small fire on a utility pole created a big problem in the borough of Olyphant. At one point, power was out to one-third of the borough. Some people went without power for most of the day. The flames on the utility pole on Park Street in Olyphant were put out quickly, but the consequences continued throughout the day. The fire almost brought the pole down around 10 a.m. and borough officials started the work to replace it. […]

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    ‘I thought it was a blowout,’ Passenger Injured When Rock Smashes Through Windshield

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A man who was a passenger in a pickup truck is recovering from injuries he received when a rock smashed right through the windshield in Lackawanna County. This is the second time in a little more than a year this kind of thing has happened in our area and police are looking for whoever did it. We spoke with the victims and they said they have been thinking a lot about that other case in Union […]

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    Cab Driver Killer Sentenced to 45 to Life

    SCRANTON — A teenager who shot a cab driver in cold blood last year in Scranton won’t be eligible for parole until he’s 62 years old. His sentence was handed down Monday in Lackawanna County Court. Aazis Richardson was 16 years old when he shot taxi driver Vincent Darbenzio execution style in May of 2014. A judge sentenced him to 45 years to life in prison. At one point during Richardson’s sentencing, the judge compared him to Charles Manson, but […]

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    Governor Wolf Brings Budget Battle to Lackawanna County

    THROOP — The governor visited a school Friday to promote education but it just happens to be one of the districts in our area that has had to borrow money to keep classes going because there’s no new state budget. Governor Tom Wolf stopped by Mid Valley Elementary Friday afternoon, ┬ádespite the fact that the district has been forced to borrow money. Governor Wolf came to Mid Valley Elementary to talk about the state budget impasse now going on more […]

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    Lights Up on Inaugural Scranton Fringe Festival

    SCRANTON — A performing arts festival kicks off Friday night in downtown Scranton. It’s the first year for the Scranton Fringe Festival. The curtain’s drawn and the lights are up at the Leonard Theatre on Adams Avenue in Scranton but the seats are empty. That’s set to change this weekend as Scranton hosts its first ever Fringe Festival. A performance of Shakespeare’s The Tempest is one of almost 50 theatrical productions in downtown Scranton through Sunday. “Myself and the cofounder […]

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    Striking Teachers Collect Food for Students in Need

    SCRANTON — A room inside Scranton Federation of Teachers offices in downtown Scranton is filled with food. It took less than 24 hours to collect it all. “Unfortunately, the negotiations aren’t going as well as this is, this food drive is going tremendously well, the negotiations are not,” said Scranton Federation of Teachers President Rosemary Boland. Boland said teachers decided to collect food items as their strike wore on┬ásince thousands of their students rely on free or reduced lunches in […]


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